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Why we curse : a neuro-psycho-social theory of speech

Author: Timothy Jay
Publisher: Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Neuro-Psycho-Social Theory of Speech draws together information about cursing from different disciplines and unites them to explain and describe the psychological, neurological, cultural and linguistic factors that underlie this phenomenon.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Jay
ISBN: 1556197586 9781556197581 9027221863 9789027221865
OCLC Number: 41326687
Description: xv, 328 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to the Study of Cursing --
Tourette Syndrome and Coprolalia: The Need for a Theory --
What We Don't Know about Tourette Syndrome --
Coprolalia Reveals a Nexus for Cursing --
Plan of the Book --
Psycholinguistics and Cursing --
What Is "Cursing"? --
Academia, Language, and Cursing --
Cursing Research Ignored throughout the History of Language Research --
Cursing Research Ignored in Experimental Psychology --
Perceptual Defense --
Psycholinguistics --
Historical-Social and Dictionary Approaches to Cursing --
Cursing Is Verbal Behavior --
What Is "Language"? --
The Neuro-Psycho-Social (NPS) Theory of Cursing --
Postulates of the NPS Theory --
Supporting and Integrating the Postulates --
Each Person Learns the Grammar of Cursing --
Neurological Factors Underlying Cursing --
Propositional Speech, Nonpropositional Speech, and the Right Cerebral Hemisphere --
Aphasia and Left Hemisphere Brain Damage (LBD) --
Cursing Research after Broca and Jackson --
The Work of Van Lancker and Code --
Other Neurological Reports Linking the RH to Cursing --
The Right Hemisphere and the NPS Theory --
Emotional Speech and the Emotional Brain --
From Behaviorism to Information Processing Models of Speech --
The Emotional Gap in Psychological Research --
The Emotional and Verbal Brain --
Emotion and Subcortical Areas --
Response Cries --
Emotions and Emotion Words --
The NPS Theory: Cursing and Emotion --
Anger and Verbal Aggression --
Cursing and Anger: Field Studies of Emotional Speech --
Anger and Brain Functions --
Forms of Verbal Aggression.
Responsibility: Timothy Jay.
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